put


put (http://definr.com/put)

     n : the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or
         commodity future) at a given price before a given date
         [syn: put option] [ant: call option]
     v 1: put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your
          things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the
          scent of the missing children";  "Place emphasis on a
          certain point" [syn: set, place, pose, position,
           lay]
     2: cause to be in a certain state; cause to be in a certain
        relation; "That song put me in awful good humor."
     3: formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put
        it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite
        language" [syn: frame, redact, cast, couch]
     4: put something on or into (abstractly) assign; ; "She put
        much emphasis on her the last statement"; "He put all his
        efforts into this job"; "The teacher put an interesting
        twist to the interpretation of the story" [syn: assign]
     5: make an investment; "Put money into bonds" [syn: invest, commit,
         place] [ant: divest]
     6: estimate: "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M." [syn: place,
         set]
     7: cause (someone) to undergo something; "He put her to the
        torture"
     8: adapt; "put these words to music"
     9: arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events, etc.; "arrange my
        schedule;" "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with
        those of bygone times" [syn: arrange, set up, order]